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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d)-- Illegal gratification - Shadow witness did not hear conversation between complainant and accused and he reacted only on seeing signal from complainant - Accused therefore, cannot be held liable for illegal gratification - More so, officer granting sanction for prosecution did not appear to testify..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13-- Illegal gratification - Complainant himself not supported the prosecution case and he disowned the complaint itself except identifying his signature - Evidence of shadow witness also not out of doubt as in his evidence, several contradictions were found - Vital ingredients like demand and..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Complainant supporting prosecution case in examination-in-chief - However, in cross examination clearly and categorically admitted that accused had never demanded any amount of illegal gratification and that accused never accepted any amount from him and that he had not..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Demand of bribe by Patwari to give copy of jamabandi and khasra girdawari - Recovery of tainted currency notes from the pockets of pants of accused - Complainant and shadow witness, the two witnesses of demand and acceptance turned hostile which creates a material void in..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13-- Illegal gratification - False implication - No direct evidence on record that I.O was having any personal grudge against accused - So far as past conduct of I.O is concerned, same is not relevant as it may be in the peculiar facts of a particular case and has no bearing in present case - Moreover,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - No clinching evidence on record that a demand was made by accused when trap was laid - PW3 and shadow witness did not make any categorical statement in this regard - Conviction of accused u/s 13(2) of Act is set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Trap witness - A trap witness is an interested witness and his testimony, to be accepted and relied upon requires corroboration - In the instant case, PW8 who was a member of raiding party had sent the report to police station and thereafter carried the formal investigation..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13- - Illegal Gratification - Accused died during pendency of appeal so his wife continued with permission - Allegations against accused that he demanded a specific sum as illegal gratification from complainant to file a final report - Though accused had not directly demanded bribe but fact that..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7-- Illegal gratification - Accused demanded and accepted Rs.3000 as illegal gratification from complainant for disbursement of remaining loan amount - Recovery of tainted currency notes from possession of accused, established by cogent and consistent testimonies of official witnesses - Accused had..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Complainant fully supported prosecution case about demand of illegal gratification made by accused to him - Recovery of currency notes from possession of accused stood proved by testimonies of PWs - Testimony of shadow witness fully corroborates the testimony of complainant..........

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